Thursday , February 2 2023

Senior Resource Planning Analyst – Smud Careers

Website SMUD

Job Description:

This is the lead/subject matter expert level position. Technical analysis on resource valuations, production cost modeling, leading and overseeing studies and analysis internally or with external consultants, report writing.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the preparation of SMUD’s strategic integrated resource planning report as well as other regulatory related reports and filings.
  • Performs economic and financial feasibility analysis to determine benefit/cost of resource alternatives including generation projects, wholesale electric market purchases/sales, or demand side programs; provides recommendations based on analysis.
  • Develops and maintains electricity demand and supply databases for SMUD’s system model and neighboring market hubs.
  • Prepares and delivers technical and verbal reports to staff, peers, management, and the general public.
  • Guides in development of SMUD marginal energy, transmission, distribution and customer costs.
  • Leads the support or operates production cost models for SMUD and the WECC region.
  • Directs technical support in electric utility energy, financial forecasting and analysis to other departments for their use in operations planning and power scheduling, contract negotiations, supply- and demand-side resource assessment, rate design, and financial planning.
  • Optimizes the long-term energy resources to meet expected electric system load.
  • Supports development of long-term wholesale power, ancillary services, transmission service prices and availability forecasts.
  • Reviews and oversees contract work performed by consultants on certain special projects.
  • Performs related duties as required

Qualification & Experience:

  • BS/BA degree from an accredited college or university majoring in engineering, economics or related field or equivalent experience. If no degree then nine (9) years of experience is required.
  • Five or more (5+) years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in electricity related fields such as production costs modeling, market price forecasting, and utility related financial and economic analysis.

Job Details:

Company: SMUD

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Palm Springs, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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